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Artist Statement

Emma Field is an emerging contemporary jeweller and designer whose work is informed by geometry, architecture and nature. She makes work that is both sculptural and wearable, using technology such as 3D printing, and traditional techniques. She enjoys working one-on-one with clients to make custom bespoke pieces and has been an exhibiting artist since 2013.

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Juncture Ring, Sterling Silver, 3D printed design, moulded and cast, hand finished in Emma’s studio.

 Bio

Emma graduated from Sydney College of the Arts at the University of Sydney in 2013 with a Bachelor of Visual Arts. She went on to complete JamFactory’s Associate Training Program in Adelaide in 2016 and is currently based in Newcastle, New South Wales.  


 

“Seeing people take pleasure in wearing and reacting to my jewellery has always been a source of my drive.”

 
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Curriculum Vitae

Education

2015 - 2016   Metal Design Studio Associate, JamFactory, Adelaide, South Australia

2014    Graduate Diploma in Secondary Education/Graduate Certificate in Religious Education, Australian Catholic University Strathfield, Sydney, New South Wales

2011 - 2013 Bachelor of Visual Arts, Sydney College of the Arts, The University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales

Solo Exhibitions

August 2017
Rival States, Studio 20/17 Project Space, North Sydney, New South Wales

Group Exhibitions

6 - 17 December 2018
Showcase Contemporary Jewellery: JMGA-NSW, Gaffa Gallery, Sydney, New South Wales

6 - 23 December 2017
"It's Been 10 Years" Exhibition, Studio 20/17 Project Space, North Sydney, New South Wales

10 February - 23 April 2017
Generate 2016, JamFactory Seppeltsfield, Barossa Valley, South Australia

9 December 2016 - 22 January 2017
Generate 2016, JamFactory Gallery One, Adelaide, South Australia

December 2016
Makers Matter (round 2), Gaffa Gallery, Sydney, New South Wales

20 November - 24 December 2015
That's the Spirit, Zu Design, Adelaide, South Australia

7-11 July 2015
Graduate Metal XIV presented by Jewellery and Metalsmiths Group of Australia, The Depot Gallery, Sydney, New South Wales

23 September 2014 – 25 September 2015
A fine possession, Powerhouse Museum, Sydney, New South Wales

August 2015
Thread, Zu Design, Adelaide, South Australia

30 January 2015
RAW emerging artists showcase, Manning Bar, Sydney, New South Wales

30 July - 10 August 2014
Fluid Moments, Salerno Gallery, Glebe, New South Wales

9 - 20 January 2014
Chrysalis, Gaffa Gallery, Sydney, New South Wales

19 - 16 November 2013
Undergraduate Degree Show, Sydney College of the Arts, The University of Sydney, New South Wales

8 - 16 August 2013
Souvenir: an On Location project, Sydney College of the Arts, The University of Sydney, New South Wales

Awards + Commissions

2015 Graduate Metal XIV award
One of three award winners, judged by Peter Bauhuis and Atty Tantivit.

Professional Development

March 2018
Repetition, Meditation and Calmness, workshop with Junko Mori, JamFactory, Adelaide, South Australia

July 2017
Think Like a Creative Director, workshop with Lou Weis, JamFactory, Adelaide, South Australia

October 2015
Stone setting workshop, Alan Tilsley, JamFactory, Adelaide, South Australia

September 2015
Keep on keeping on, workshop with Susan Cohn, JamFactory, Adelaide, South Australia

Februrary - April 2015
A Concept of a RingKyoko Hashimoto and Guy Keulemans workshop, JamFactory, Adelaide, South Australia

October 2014
Stone setting workshop, Alida Cappelletta, Gaffa Gallery, Sydney, New South Wales

September 2014
Wax carving workshop, Alida Cappelletta, Gaffa Gallery, Sydney, New South Wales

August 2014
One Design, Melissa Cameron workshop, Gallery 20/17, Sydney, New South Wales

July 2014
Fluid Moments exhibition co-curator and organiser, Salerno Gallery, Sydney, New South Wales

July 2014
Expose Yourself, Social Media workshop, Stylist Lab, Sydney, New South Wales

Memberships

2014 - present  Jewellers and Metalsmiths Group of Australia

Media

2017
Ground Swell, CityMag Fashion Editorial
https://citymag.indaily.com.au/culture/fashion/ground-swell/

2016
Totally Wild (16 min mark for story)
 http://tenplay.com.au/channel-eleven/totally-wild/season-23/episode-99

For a PDF version of this CV, please contact: hello@emmafield.net